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UMHS BSN Student Nurse Extern Program
Information for the summer 2014 Program

Target Audience: UMHS Nursing Students and prospective externs from other schools
Author/Contact: Externship Team
Webmaster: Irene Knokh
Last reviewed date: August 11, 2014

About our program

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About the Program

The University of Michigan Student Nurse Extern Program is a work/study experience, which focuses on the utilization of the nursing process to meet the bio/psycho/social needs of the patient with real or potential life threatening health problems.The program consists of ten weeks of concentrated time spent on a selected unit, under the direct supervision of a RN preceptor. It is a unique experience that allows students to function in a nursing role in a safe and supportive environment.

The Student Nurse Extern Program offers the participants an exceptional opportunity to develop their nursing skills. The didactic portion of the program is concentrated during the first two weeks of the program. Students who are selected for this program must be prepared for a full 36-40 hour commitment per week (over 360 total hours of clinical work).

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Target Audience: Prospective Student Nurse Externs | Author/Contact: Externship Team
Irene Knokh (734-763-8035) | Last reviewed: August 11, 2014